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President Bio apologises for public shaming of teachers suspected of corruption

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 September 2019: President Julius Maada Bio has this afternoon tendered his unreserved apology to the teachers and principal, who were yesterday publicly paraded and disgraced for what the Anti-Corruption Commission says was their alleged involvement in examination malpractice. This apology from the president comes after an [Read More]

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Former chief of staff in the Koroma government – Richard Konteh detained by ACC

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 August 2019: Sources close to Dr. Richard Konteh, who was the former minister of trade and economic development in the Ernest Bai Koroma led APC government, have confirmed to the Sierra Leone Telegraph that Dr. Richard Konteh has this evening been detained by the Anti-Corruption Commission [Read More]

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Freetown hit by massive rainfall –  is another deadly mudslide imminent?

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 August 2019: Many parts of Freetown – the capital of Sierra Leone, are today under several feet of water, following several hours of rainfall which according to our correspondent in the city, started in the early hours of this morning. In the mountainous village of Regent, [Read More]

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President Bio at Queen Elizabeth’s birthday celebration in London

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 June 2019: After showcasing all that is good in Sierra Leone to whet the appetite of investors in London to pack their bags and head to Freetown to talk business, president Julius Maada Bio is today sitting next to Britain’s Prime Minister – Mrs Theresa May, [Read More]

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ACC will appeal High Court’s decision to acquit Isha Johansen

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 May 2019: There has been another twist to the Isha Johansen corruption case this morning, after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Czar announced that the ACC is seriously considering an appeal against yesterday’s decision by the High Court to acquit and discharge Sierra Leone’s FIFA president [Read More]

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Breaking News: Veteran Sierra Leonean broadcaster – Gipu Felix George has passed on

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 April 2019: Sources close to the family of Mr Gipu Felix George have this afternoon informed the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph that the veteran Sierra Leonean radio and television broadcaster – Mr Gipu Felix George has passed a few hours ago in Manchester, UK, [Read More]

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Sierra Leone MPs in road accident in Rwanda

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 March 2019: Tonight there are confirmed reports that Sierra Leone’s Speaker of Parliament –  Dr. Abass Bundu was in the vehicle convoy along with the APC Leader in parliament – Chernor Bah and others, when the road accident in Rwanda involving three Sierra Leonean MPs – [Read More]

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Three Sierra Leonean members of parliament in Rwanda road accident

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 March 2019: Three Sierra Leone members of Parliament are reported to have been involved in a road accident in Rwanda this morning. The three MPs representing the main opposition APC, ruling SLPP and opposition C4C parties respectively, have been named as Hassan Priest, Dickson Rogers and [Read More]

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Four days to election runoff – ruling APC abandons Yumkella Supreme Court case

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23  March 2018: As the presidential runoff election campaign and horse trading intensify in Sierra Leone, the ruling APC has pulled off a master-stroke by today announcing that the Supreme Court case brought by one of its supporters – Mr David Fornah, challenging Dr Yumkella’s right to [Read More]